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slay

slang To succeed at something in a particularly impressive or dominant way. She's definitely getting the promotion after she slayed that presentation for the CEO. Did you see that band's halftime performance? They slayed it!

slay

tv. to overwhelm someone with one’s performance or other excellence. These jokes always slay the audience.
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Also the Guide, the Slayer of Argus, contrived within her lies and crafty words and a deceitful nature at the will of loud thundering Zeus, and the Herald of the gods put speech in her.
Courage, however, is the best slayer, courage which attacketh: it slayeth even death itself; for it saith: "WAS THAT life?
There was hardly any sort of bloodshed which I would not pardon in those days to the slayers of tyrants; and the swagger form of such as despatched a despot with a fine speech was so much to my liking that I could only grieve that I was born too late to do and to say those things.
His wife was long since dead, and his three sons, not yet married, in a foray behind the bounds of Somo had lost their heads in the jungle runways of the higher hills and been devoured by their bushman slayers.
Do you think putting a brand new Slayer album out on that day has an impact on people when they listen to it?
com/Eddie-Trunk-Podcast) "Eddie Trunk Podcast" and the host asked him if he would ever consider joining Slayer again.
In over 30 years since their formation, Slayer have released 10 studio albums and won many awards, including two Grammys.
Jack the Giant Slayer presents a new and exciting twist to the traditional Jack and the Beanstalk plot, as giants are unleashed onto Earth for the first time in centuries, striving to reclaim the land they once lost.
With the passing of Jeff Hanneman, it would be reasonable to assume that the 2013 celebration of the International Day of Slayer would be a somber one," said Hessian spokesperson and International Day of Slayer CEO Jim Tate, "but nothing could be further from the truth.
Revealing that in their early years Hatebreed found few people willing to give them a chance - "We were too hardcore for the metal kids and too metal for the hardcore kids'' - Slayer took the band under their wing.
ACC's loading bay doubled up as the Slayers lab and featured scenes starring Chair of the Slayers Guild, Mina Van Helsing, played by Joanne Knowles.
In 1977 this rule was codified in section 2-6 of the Probate Act and is now commonly referred to as the slayer statute.
THE MEGADETH / Slayer / Testament tour that was due to hit Europe in March has been called off because Slayer vocalist/bass player Tom Araya is facing surgery to cure his back problems.
This climate also produced Joss Whedon's Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003), a television program that portrayed the hostile "others" as vampires and demons and, especially during the fourth season, showed the government to be an irresponsible, militaristic threat.
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